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SOPAC Announces Changes to Kids ‘N Family Performances


Due to unforeseen circumstances, two previously announced Kids ‘N Family performances have been cancelled. The Amazing Max (FEB 10, 2018) and The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites (MAR 16, 2018) will not be rescheduled. A new addition — Amber Brown Is Not A Crayon — is now scheduled for FEB 10 AT 2PM.


SAT, NOV 17 at 2PM

Tickets: $20

Recommended ages: 4-10

The beloved story of a wooden boy is brought to life in an adventure full of magic and wonder. A show the whole family is sure to enjoy – with no strings attached!

The Phantom Tollbooth

SAT, JAN 12 at 2PM

Tickets: $20

Recommended ages: 6-11

Milo discovers the delights of friendship, curiosity and knowledge and finds out that with a little bit of courage, anything is possible in this stage adaptation of the fantasy adventure book.

Amber Brown is Not a Crayon

SUN, FEB 10 at 2PM

Tickets: $18

Recommended ages: 4-9

Amber Brown is having what may be the worst year of her life. She and Justin Daniels were the perfect team: they laughed at each other’s jokes, sat next to each other in class, and stayed best friends when Justin’s dad had to move away. But now things are different. Now, Justin’s house has been sold and he is going to Alabama; that’s too far from New Jersey to think about. You’ll laugh and cry with Amber as she learns some valuable lessons about the virtues of patience and the meaning of forgiveness.

Beauty & the Beast

SAT, MAR 2 at 2PM

Tickets: $20

Recommended ages: 4-10

A fairytale about an enchanted rose and a clock, candlestick and teapot who talk… can only be the spellbinding Beauty & the Beast.

Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat

SAT, MAR 23 at 2PM

Tickets: $18

Recommended ages: 4-10

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met.

The Jungle Book

SUN, APR 7 at 2PM

Tickets: $20

Recommended ages: 4 and up

Join young Mowgli as he learns the ‘Laws’ of the jungle with the help of friends like the black panther, Bagheera, and Baloo the bear. Then, cheer him on as he faces his fear and foils his nemesis the tiger, Shere Khan.

Kids ‘N Family performances begin on the SOPAC stage Sat, Nov 17 at 2 p.m.  Tickets prices range from $18-$20 and are currently on sale. They can be purchased at or by calling the box office at (973) 313-2787.

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